Tag Archives: Parenting

Mummy, what’s porn?

The dining table, my house, the end of a lovely day Picture the scene (albeit in a tidier house). My eldest son and I are seated side by side, me with a glass of chardonnay, him with a plate of … Continue reading

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Does My Ego Look Fat In This?

This Post was written by @HannahLMSmith and first appeared in her blog MamaBearWithMe WARNING. This blog post comes with a hell of a lot of sidebar of shame. The Daily Mail. Recently on a walk with Ed’s playschool we went to look at some … Continue reading

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The gender of parenthood

Originally posted at impeus.com, this was written in August 2010 whilst I was pregnant with my (first and only) daughter. The proliferation of “mother and baby” clubs gets to me sometimes. Its as if fathers don’t exist. I could understand … Continue reading

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Girl children: Crap, basically, experts claim

As well as Smug Mothers Of Girls (SMOGs) I definitely believe we have Smug Mothers of Boys (SMOBs). But hey, the more acronyms for gender stereotyping in parenting the better, right? I recently overheard the following conversation at a children’s … Continue reading

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Boys And Girls

This Post was originally written by MumOf3World and can be viewed here. Boys and Girls Boys and girls are different. My boys are different from my girl. But guess what? They are also different from each other. In many ways, … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Talking To Your Child About Sex and Relationships

Ten tips for talking to your child about sex and relationships 1. Explore your own attitudes and values to sex and relationships. Explore your feelings around sex and relationships.  Use the resources from tip 3 to help you if you … Continue reading

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